The scenic beauty of the Rio Grande Valley will be on display in the Community Gallery in the Treasures of the Gulf Museum from November 17, 2009, through January 2, 2010. The exhibition will be titled “Terra Incognita”. Local artist Carol Plumb will be exhibiting some of her newest works during this holiday season including slightly abstract landscape paintings of South Padre Island, Boca Chica Beach, Mesquital Mexico, and the Bahia Grande region near Brownsville. Her depictions of the scenic beauty of the Rio Grande Valley area have been shown at Galleria 409 in Brownsville, Texas, and the international show at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts. Normal museum admission costs apply to the exhibition.
On December 2, 2009, the Museums of Port Isabel will host an open house so all visitors and art enthusiasts will be able to meet the artist of the Carola Art exhibit, Carol Plumb. The open house will run from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. It will be free and open to the public with wine and hors d’oeuvres available.